There are 6 ways to get from New Orleans to Santa Fe by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Santa Fe  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Santa Fe (SAF) MSY - SAF

$232 - $957

Cheapest option

Bus  •  30 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to El Paso, Tx
  4. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Santa Fe

$179 - $398

4 alternative options

Fly to Albuquerque  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Albuquerque (ABQ) MSY - ABQ

$200 - $800

Train, bus  •  35 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to El Paso Union Depot Sunset Limited
  2. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Santa Fe El Paso

$208 - $523

Train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot

$302 - $866

Drive  •  19 h 58 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Santa Fe 1166 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Santa Fe is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Santa Fe is to fly which costs $230 - $1,000 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Orleans to Santa Fe. However, there are services departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and arriving at Santa Fe Depot via Chicago Union Station and Downtown Albuquerque. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between New Orleans and Santa Fe is 1007 miles. The road distance is 1166 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Santa Fe without a car is to bus which takes 30 h 25 min and costs $170 - $400.

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from New Orleans to Santa Fe, including transfers.

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New Orleans to Santa Fe train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Santa Fe is to fly which takes 6 h 32 min and costs $230 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $400 and takes 30 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs $300 - $900 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Santa Fe.
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  • Distance: 1006.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 32 min

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Santa Fe, NM, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from New Orleans to Santa Fe hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Santa Fe via Houston, Tx, Dallas, Tx, El Paso, Tx, El Paso, TX, and Santa Fe in around 30 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Albuquerque via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Albuquerque via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Albuquerque via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Santa Fe via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Albuquerque via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to El Paso Union Depot
Ave. Duration
29 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
25 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$300 - $440
Business Coach Seat
$360 - $500
Room
$650 - $950
Rio Metro Regional Transit District
Phone
1-866-795-7245
Email
riometro@mrcog-nm.gov
Website
riometro.org
Train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
riometro.org
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Orleans, La to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Dallas, Tx to El Paso, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso, TX to Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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